“The Virginia Craft Spirits Road Show” at The Mariners’ Museum

Attention all lovers of local spirits! Saturday, February 10th, The Virginia Craft Spirits Roadshow comes to the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News.

This exciting event will highlight eight Virginia distilleries, plus Norfolk’s Smartmouth Brewing. Participating distilleries include Belle Isle Moonshine, Chesapeake Bay Distillery, Copper Fox Distillery, Ironclad Distillery, James River Distillery, KO Distilling, Virginia Distillery Company and Vitae Spirits Distillery. Area restaurants providing food will be Supper, Gosport Tavern, The Public House and Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas.

Tickets will include all samples of artisan spirits, craft cocktails, local beers and delicious southern food pairings. Guests can enjoy spirits neat or experience the same spirits in a carefully crafted cocktail. Tickets purchased in advance are $25 for one, $45 for two or $60 for three. Advanced ticket sales end February 9th. This event is from 4-8.30pm.

For detailed info and to purchase tickets, click here.

“BOOzlefest” at Oozlefinch Craft Brewery

Celebrate Halloween in Hampton at the 2nd Annual ‘BOOzlefest’ at Oozlefinch Craft Brewery.

Friday, October 27th, start Halloween weekend off right with live music, great beer and food trucks! Grab your friends, dress in your best costume and come ready to party. Enjoy music by Nathan Lienard starting at 7pm. There will be costume contests for best male, best female and best couple.

Peninsula Food Truck and Sinful Treats food trucks will be on site for your dining pleasure. Oozlefinch will also have something fun for the little goblins and ghouls. The festivities begin at 6pm.

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

“Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day” at Tradition Brewing

Finally, someone has found a bright side to the end of summer! Saturday, September 9th, Tradition Brewing Company will host a ‘Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day’ party.

The weather will still be decent, so make sure to take advantage of their awesome patio. Play some cornhole, giant jenga or just sit back and enjoy great beer.

The Tasting Room will be open from 12-11pm. Sliders food truck will be on site serving up their delicious burgers and the limited release of Mighty Mick Irish Stout will be available.

Be sure to catch the Bagpiper perform from 2-4pm, championship Irish dancers from 4.30-6pm and The Fighting Jamesons beginning at 7pm. This event is from 4-11pm. There is a $5 cover beginning at 6pm, kids 12 and under are free.

For more info, visit facebook.com/events.